poverty

Podcast
May 9, 2017

When your city hates poor and homeless people

Talking Radical Radio
Stephen Harrison and Ashley Mollison talk about defensive architecture, a tent city, and pushing back against hostility to poor and homeless people in Victoria, B.C.
Blog
Apr 26, 2017
Toronto robs from the poor.

Toronto 'robs from the poor': OCAP report

Cathy Crowe
Activist group the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty shows that the City is holding back $18 million dollars from homelessness programs.
Podcast
Apr 20, 2017
Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey

Universal basic income: Yea or nay?

Needs No Introduction
Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
Event

Rally for a Poverty Free BC

Mar 4, 2017
Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
This is our chance to raise our voices together and show candidates in the provincial election that we’ll be voting for politicians that commit to a strong, comprehensive poverty reduction plan.
Podcast
Nov 5, 2016
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013

Basic income: The devil is in the details

Redeye
Basic income is in the news right now, with governments from Alberta to Quebec in support of the idea. Economist David Macdonald says it's critical to pick the right model to actually reduce poverty.
Event

Toronto launch of 'Toronto's Poor'

Dec 8, 2016
St. Luke's United Churc
353 Sherbourne St,
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 46.4616" N, 79° 22' 21.8496" W
Ontario CA
"Toronto's Poor" reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people’s resistance.
Podcast
Oct 31, 2016
Mapping segregation: New York 2015

Poverty and segregation endemic in U.S. cities

Redeye
Black poverty rates are double those of whites. One in three Black men has a felony record. U.S. cities are deeply segregated. Police killings have their roots in the system, says Paul Street.

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